UGA Has Two Heisman Candidates! Yep, Two

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UGA Has Two Heisman Candidates! Yep, Two

D'Andre Swift – 2017 season rewind – Georgia vs. Florida
D’Andre Swift – 2017 season rewind – Georgia vs. Florida

 
 
There has been a LOT of buzz in sports media recently about Georgia’s recruiting resurgence under Kirby Smart. One solid piece of evidence is Bovada’s (an online sportsbook) recent inclusion of two Bulldogs in its list of 2018 Heisman favorites:

 
 

2018 Heisman Trophy odds

 
https://sports.bovada.lv/football/college
 
 

Jake Fromm – 2017 Season Photo Rewind: Tennessee
Jake Fromm – 2017 Season Photo Rewind: Tennessee

 
 
The point here is not to suggest that one of these rising sophomores will win the Heisman. Instead it is to present further evidence that Georgia, under Kirby Smart, is a force to be reckonded with in college football recruiting. Check out the articles below for further recognition that the ‘sleeping giant’ of college football has heard the alarm and jumped out of bed:
 
 
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/college/columnist/dan-wolken/2017/12/27/college-football-sleeping-giant-georgia-wide-awake/985097001/
 
 
http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/22276885/with-georgia-success-kirby-smart-awakens-recruiting-giant
 
 
http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/21967939/georgia-bulldogs-prove-sleeping-giant-awake-college-football-playoff
 
 

Fields commitment another sign that Georgia is awakening


 
 

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